Specification Specialist

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Specification Specialist
Job Summary
Supports the implementation of regional / local technical specifications. Works and interacts with project teams to deliver projects OTIF. Works and interacts with supply chain teams, business teams, co-pack manufacturing team, and greater R&D; function supporting the business needs.
Supports local specification team in driving data integrity in a common way of working in North America
Key Duties and Responsibilities
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Supports R&D; and business innovations with accurate and complete product specification entry.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Interacts with internal R&D; developers as part of a business category.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Supports Formula & Label Compliance team in a coordinated effort to pursue project timeliness and accurate data flow.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Works with R&D;, Contract manufacturing and QA in packer manual generation and maintenance for category appropriate products.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Actively understands and supports the development and deployment needs in the Foods Retail businesses.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Maintains good, open, internal communication with various departments to ensure projects are delivered OTIF.
SMT Team
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Supports the SMT group with timely Ariba invoice entries, E-Z requests and other administrative type functions if needed.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Executes agreed SMT project resource allocation in category of expertise.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Ensures product specification integrity in category work.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Pursues product specification integrity in packer manual process.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Quickly troubleshoots and/or seeks support to resolves issues when they occur.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Operates semi-independently with occasional supervision and coaching.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Drives continuous improvement daily in self work processes and often identifies opportunities for improvement in SMT.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Motivated to learn and drive personal development.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Actively participates in weekly team meetings.
Key Requirements
BS in Food Science, Biology or equivalent with knowledge and experience in Food Industry preferred. Proven ability to interact positively in a team. Knowledge specification process and requirements plus knowledge
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.
Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions is mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.
Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.

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